Giuseppe Fontana WP 11 Leader


Giuseppe Fontana is Professor of Monetary Economics and Head of Economics at the University of Leeds (UK), Associate Professor at the University of Sannio (Italy), Research Associate at the Levy Economics Institute (USA), and Visiting Research Professor at the Cambridge Centre for Economic and Public Policy (University of Cambridge, UK). In addition, he has several international collaborations, including with colleagues at the University of La Sapienza (Rome, Italy), University of Complutense (Madrid, Spain), University of New South Wales (UNSW, Sydney, Australia), University of Bilbao (Spain), University of Burgundy (Dijon, France), and the Observatoire Français des Conjonctures Economiques (OFCE, Sciences Po, Paris, France). In 2008, he was awarded the first L.S. Shackle Prize, St Edmunds’ College, Cambridge (UK) for his work on money and uncertainty. He is an expert of the Endogenous Money theory and the New Consensus Macroeconomics theory, and of monetary and fiscal policies. He has authored and co-authored over twenty book chapters, and over thirty international journal papers including publications in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Feminist Economics, the International Review of Applied Economics, the Journal of Economic Psychology, the Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, Metroeconomica, Revue of Social Economics, Revue d’Economie Politique, and the Scottish Journal of Political Economy. He has recently co-edited Macroeconomic Theory and Macroeconomic Pedagogy (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2010; with Mark Setterfield) and The Global Economic Crisis: New Perspectives on the Critique of Economic Theory and Policy (Routledge, 2011; with Emiliano Brancaccio). He has also recently published the monograph Money, Time, and Uncertainty (Routledge, 2010).